Fire cadets

Team A, from left: Tycen Johnson, Ian Younce, Cole Carrigan and AJ Larson; Team B: Issac Zedwick, Josh Brown, Dallas Shirley and Derick Farr.

Stanwood High students claimed top-three honors June 1 in the Washington Association for Future Firefighters state 2019 Fire Muster contest at the state fire training academy in North Bend.

If was the first time Stanwood High’s Fire Service Program competed at the annual contest, which pits teams of four in seven competitions where students apply skills they’ve learned during the year. This year, 40 teams from programs around the state were in the competition.

Stanwood’s Derek Farr, Josh Brown, Issac Zedwick and Dallas Shirley won third place in the overall team category.

In individual and competition placings:

First place, Combat Challenge Relay: AJ Larson, Ian Younce, Cole Carrigan and Tycen Johnson.

Second place, Combat Challenge Relay: Farr, Brown, Zedwick and Shirley.

First place, EMS Backboard Relay: Farr, Brown, Zedwick and Shirley.

Second place, Bunker Gear & SCBA: Farr, Brown, Zedwick and Shirley.

Third place, Hazmat: Larson, Younce, Carrigan and Johnson.

First place, Bunker Gear & SCBA: Farr.

Second place, Bunker Gear & SCBA: Carrigan.

Third place, Bunker Gear & SCBA: Younce.

Contact reporter Evan Caldwell at ecaldwell@scnews.com and follow him on Twitter @Evan_SCN for updates throughout the week and on Instagram @evancaldwell.scn for more photos.

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